Out Now: QS BRICS University Rankings 2019
Released today, the QS BRICS University Rankings 2019 feature the top universities and academic institutions from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Chinese universities again dominate this year, with Tsinghua University at the top of the ranking. Seven of the top 10 universities this year are based in mainland China.
Brazil’s highest-ranked university is in 14th place: Universidade de São Paulo scores a perfect 100 for both academic and employer reputation, one of six universities to do so in this year’s ranking. More information about the methodology can be found here.
South African universities continue to lag behind their BRICS counterparts with only 13 institutions featuring in this year’s ranking. The highest-ranked of these is the University of Cape Town in 22nd.
For more detailed information about this year’s ranking, download our PDF supplement.
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This year, for the first time ever, we’ve also published the QS University Rankings by Location, allowing readers to easily compare the top universities in some of the most popular study destinations included in our regional rankings.
This article was originally published in October 2018 . It was last updated in January 2020